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Unread 25 Apr 07, 02:28 PM  
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update IllumiNations / Wishes cruise wanted & offered - *2018 & 2019*

Just add to this thread if you are looking for a cruise to share or if you have space available that you'd like to share.

Please add date(s) you are looking for or have available, including how many places available / required.

It may be useful if you could state the age and gender of the kids to get a good match.

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WISHES SPECIALITY CRUISES

Depart from the Grand Floridian, Contemporary, Polynesian, Wilderness Lodge and Fort Wilderness.

Basic Cruise

21 foot pontoon boat with driver.

The price includes water, soda and snacks.

Up to 8 guests - $292.88 tax included

Decorations can be added for an extra charge.

Premium Cruise

25 pontoon boat with driver.

The price includes water, soda, snacks and audio feed for Wishes soundtrack

Up to 10 guests

Total cost including tax for premium wishes cruise is $346.13 price on 5/4/11


Decorations can be added for an extra charge



EPCOT ILLUMINATIONS CRUISES

Basic Cruise
Pontoon boat and driver.
The price includes water, soda and snacks.
Up to 10 guests - $325 Plus tax

Celebration Cruise
Pontoon boat and driver.
The price includes water, soda, snacks, and decorations.
Up to 10 guests

The price of this cruise has increased to $346.13 including tax as at 13th April 2011.

BREATHLESS - Not currently in service

"Breathless" is a reproduction of a 1930 mahogany Chris Craft boat, which is available from the Yacht and Beach Club Resort marina.

Seats maximum of 6 guests.

IllumiNations cruises - $308.85 tax included
Any other time - $101.18 per 30 minutes, tax included


GRAND 1 YACHT

Grand 1, the most luxurious watercraft at Walt Disney World Resort, offers a pampered VIP boating experience on the waters of Seven Seas Lagoon just outside Magic Kingdom. A personal captain and deckhand launch the 45 foot Sea Ray yacht from the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

Morning and afternoon excursions on the Grand 1 offer guests a spectacular view of Magic Kingdom, Disney's Wedding Pavilion and several Walt Disney World resorts, including the rustic Wilderness Lodge and its faithful geyser that erupts in a shower of steam and water every hour.

For an elegant evening voyage, romantic music sets the mood as the sun sets over the gabled roofs of the Grand Floridian. And on select nights, guests can view "Wishes," a spectacular fireworks display above Magic Kingdom.

For the ultimate cruise, the Grand Floridian private dining staff can whip up a gourmet evening snack with fine wines. A private service butler also can cater to your every need; it is an experience not to be missed.

Dining service and private butler are available for additional fees.

There is a minimum 60 minute booking and it is available at Disneys Grand Floridian Resort & Spa with a maximum of 18 guests.
$520 for 60 minutes, $780 for 90 minutes, $1040 for 120 minutes

Reservations for Grand 1 can be made by calling 407- 824 -2682 90 days in advance and there is a 24 hour cancellation policy


Please Note: Prices are Subject to change just add to this thread with any price updates

HOW DO I BOOK?

Reservations can be made from 180 days out


Call 407-WDW-PLAY (407-939-7529) and then press #1, takes you straight through to boat bookings

From UK - Dial 00 1 407 939 7529 then press #1, takes you straight through to boat bookings at 12:00 midday.




Annual Pass Holders receive discount on the speciality cruises



WANTED - 2018



November / December

smedley Considering booking a happily ever after cruise sometime between the 2nd and 14th November. We are 4 adults looking for another group who might be interested in going halves

Pluto2000 Hi guys would be interested in joining an illumination cruise in December between 12th and 20th if anyone has any space - 2 adults

sazel1 We are a party of 5 and would like cruise buddies for an illuminations cruise between 24th and 8th December if anyone is interested

Silverpalms Hi there we are a family of four (2 adults and two late teens) and we want to book this cruise for the night of Christmas Eve.

Is there a family who would like to share the 10-seater cruise with us, paying half each?


OFFERED - 2018




WANTED - 2019


jules1508 looking to share ILLUMINATIONS CRUISE anytime between 1st -12th Feb 2019. We are a party of 3...well behaved adults
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Hi,

Some of the prices may be out of date so please let me know of any recent actual prices quoted so that we can maintain accuracy.

Please don't quote other sites apart from official Disney sources as these are often out of date also.
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1988 ~ Contemporary ~ Honeymoon
1989 ~ Off site
1994 ~ EuroDisney ~ Santa Fe
1999 ~ Off site
2001 ~ CBR (Aruba) ~ Poly (Tahiti)
2003 ~ WL & HRH
2004 ~ Pop Century, RPH, CSR, PBH, Contemporary
2006 ~ DLP ~ Newport Bay
2007 ~ POR ~ HRH ~ GF
2008 ~ All star sports, BCV, RPH, Vero Beach, VWL
2010 ~ OKW ~ BCV ~ HRH ~POP Century ~ Vero Beach ~ VWL
2013 ~ AKL ~ HRH ~ BCV ~ Vero Beach ~ VWL

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Just to advise - I've just booked a cruise today and they now ask for prepayment at time of booking. It was $318 for 8 person boat .
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Was the $318 including tax?
Yes it was
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number to call from the UK 180 days out is 0800 085 0582, open from 12 noon Illuminations is as at 02/02/17 $371 for the ten people
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The boat is now 371.69 we have booked it
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1988 ~ Contemporary ~ Honeymoon
1989 ~ Off site
1994 ~ EuroDisney ~ Santa Fe
1999 ~ Off site
2001 ~ CBR (Aruba) ~ Poly (Tahiti)
2003 ~ WL & HRH
2004 ~ Pop Century, RPH, CSR, PBH, Contemporary
2006 ~ DLP ~ Newport Bay
2007 ~ POR ~ HRH ~ GF
2008 ~ All star sports, BCV, RPH, Vero Beach, VWL
2010 ~ OKW ~ BCV ~ HRH ~POP Century ~ Vero Beach ~ VWL
2013 ~ AKL ~ HRH ~ BCV ~ Vero Beach ~ VWL
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hi. looking for space for 2 adults on any cruise between march 18th & april 6th 2019 (ideally on march 23rd for the DWs 40th!)
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hi all were going 23/4-12/5 nd 14/8-28/8 and fancy doing the EPCOT ILLUMINATIONS CRUISE if there still doing it will be 2 adults and 1 9 year old can either book it or come on yours and split

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number to call from the UK 180 days out is 0800 085 0582, open from 12 noon Illuminations is as at 02/02/17 $371 for the ten people
Hi - is this still the number to call? Thanks.
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